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Henry WILKINSON

Regimental number1924
Place of birthLongreach, Queensland
SchoolState School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Wilkinson, Baree, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed ifor 3 years n the Cadets; Citizen Military Forces for 1 year.
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 17 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row U, Grave No. 17), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Henry and Mary Ann WILKINSON, Baree Mount, Morgan Lane, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 3029 Pte Hugh Gregory BRYANT, 47th Bn, died of wounds, 4 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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